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Mitchell County Clerk

Mitchell County Clerk

111 S Hersey Ave, Beloit (KS), 67420, United States

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(785) 738-3652

Work hours
MO 08:30 – 17:00 SA closed
TU 08:30 – 17:00 SU closed
WE 08:30 – 17:00
TH 08:30 – 17:00
FR 08:30 – 17:00
About The Mitchell County Clerk is a county elected official. The Clerk's office is located on the first floor of the Mitchell County Courthouse.
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Description (Source: www.kscountyclerks.org/job_description.htm)
The Kansas County Clerk and Election Official has many duties. Though it would be impossible to list every job that every county clerk/election official does, a snapshot is available below. The County Clerk's duties are listed nearly 1,000 times in Kansas Statutes.


● Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners

● Records and maintains official minutes of meetings

● Maintains all contracts with the County

● Maintains the County Seal(s)

● Attests the signatures of the County Commissioners on documents

● Assists with vacation of County roads (K.S.A. 68-102a)


● Responsible for office budget(s)

● Certifies that cash and budget are available to cover claims

● Reviews and approves all claims for payment and issues 1099s

● Keeps all financial reports of the County and other entities

● Assists smaller taxing entities with budget preparation annually


● Calculates July and November abstracts of valuation and taxation

● Compiles and reports annual bonded indebtedness of the County

● Prepares the tax roll in preparation of printing tax statements
● Sets and certifies levies annually

● Maintains special assessments to the tax roll

● Processes abatements/additions and escapes to the tax roll

● Assessment of sewer costs and placement on tax roll (K.S.A. 12-618)
● Motor Vehicle Abstract Certification annually

Payroll/Human Resources (duties may vary by county)

● Administers Payroll for all County employees

● Maintains the benefits package for all County Employees

● Reports and pays all employment taxes and insurance premiums

● Issues W-2s for County employees

Voter Registration/Election (Chapter 25 of Kansas Statutes)

● 101 of 105 County Clerks are also the County Election Officer (Johnson, Sedgwick,
Shawnee and Wyandotte have appointed County Election Officer in addition to a
County Clerk)

● Maintains acc
Products Click on the following link to read the approved minutes from the weekly commissioner meetings: http://www.mcks.org/Minutes.htm

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